Earth Science News Articles

News about about geology, palaeontology, archaeology, climate and climate change, and the weather...

30 March 2020

The results extend what we regard as the habitable space on Earth...

21 February 2020

How can you improve flood resilience, biodiversity and tourism? Beavers!

18 February 2020

Know when to hang out your washing thanks to new wind data from this satellite.

25 January 2020

Manufacturers claim they've cut down release of this gas, but do the data agree?

12 November 2019

Sunlight can be harnessed with a new catalyst to turn CO2 back into a carbon neutral fuel

30 October 2019

Ditching a raft of genes helped marine mammals to adapt to life afloat...

23 August 2019

How can bacteria cool the climate?

14 August 2019

Oil wastewater is produced by oil companies and has been linked to increases in earthquake magnitude.

23 June 2019

How rising Antarctic winds are boosting ocean temperatures...

16 June 2019

Holes in the Antarctic sea ice have been forming for decades, and are a mystery to science.

09 June 2019

If countries increase their commitment to climate action, large cities could save thousands of lives.

20 May 2019

Destroyed structures have been found as glass particles in sand.

10 May 2019

Meet T-Rex's pint-sized ancestor, revealed after twenty years of mystery...

02 May 2019

How much do plastic bags break down in three years?

12 April 2019

Renewable energy offers a better pathway to tackle climate change than capturing CO2, according to a new study

22 February 2019

Lab-grown meat: should we 'steak' our future on it?

19 February 2019

Bacteria may be tricking animals into eating microplastics

02 February 2019

New techniques make carbon capture 24% better...

01 February 2019

Scientists learn more about how a Martian mountain formed...

17 January 2019

Desalination plants are pumping out 50% more toxic brine waste than previously thought...

11 January 2019

Rare pigments found clinging to the teeth of a 1000 year old skeleton are enabling scientists to paint a colourful...

24 December 2018

Fossil flowers from 200 million years ago discovered in China...

26 October 2018

Mass coral bleaching in 2016 has affected the fierce butterfly fish.

17 May 2018

Using data gathered by the Gravity Recovery and Climate Satellite (GRACE) from 2002 to 2016, a team at NASA Goddard...